Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
Friends are thieves of time.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.